This is a  staff list for Whetstone Academy in Mountain Rest, SC

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)

 

We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at Whetstone Academy.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit www.heal-online.org/blowthewhistle.htm.  If you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Whetstone Academy, you have the right to take action. 

 

If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Whetstone Academy, please contact info@heal-online.org if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.  This will help!   Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults.

 

HEAL is currently investigating Whetstone Academy.

 

Name

Unit/Position

Additional Information
Sharon Stricker Head of School Formerly worked at confirmedly abusive Cherokee Creek Boys School.  Stricker is not a licensed counselor in South Carolina.  Stricker is not a licensed psychologist in South Carolina.  Stricker was formerly a licensed independent social worker but lost her license after having inappropriate sexual contact with a "client".  For South Carolina's reports on this woman, click here and here.  Source: https://verify.llronline.com/LicLookup/LookupMain.aspx
Shawn Ziluck Co-Founder/Program Coordinator Formerly worked at confirmedly abusive Cherokee Creek Boys School.  Ziluck is not a licensed counselor in South Carolina.  Ziluck is not a licensed psychologist in South Carolina.  Ziluck is not a licensed social worker in South Carolina.  Source: https://verify.llronline.com/LicLookup/LookupMain.aspx
Talina Carver Admissions Coordinator Formerly worked at confirmedly abusive Cherokee Creek Boys School.  Carver is not a licensed counselor in South Carolina.  Carver is not a licensed psychologist in South Carolina.  Carver is not a licensed social worker in South Carolina.  Source: https://verify.llronline.com/LicLookup/LookupMain.aspx
William "Butch" Clay Academic Coordinator Clay is not a licensed counselor in South Carolina.  Clay is not a licensed psychologist in South Carolina.  Clay is not a licensed social worker in South Carolina.  Source: https://verify.llronline.com/LicLookup/LookupMain.aspx
Michael Deal Therapist Formerly worked at confirmedly abusive Cherokee Creek Boys School.  Deal is not a licensed counselor in South Carolina.  Deal is not a licensed psychologist in South Carolina.  Deal is not a licensed counselor in South Carolina.  Source: https://verify.llronline.com/LicLookup/LookupMain.aspx
Roy B. Cook III New Owner (2014)  
Margret George Director George worked at Three Springs and Lake House. She started at Whetstone in August of 2014.
Jeremy Nunnelley Clinical Director Nunnelley worked at Cherokee Creek, and Trails
Cammie Naylor Staff
Liz Waggoner Therapist  
Talina Carver Admissions Coordinator  
Daniel Capps Montessori Teacher  
James Holcomb Teacher  
Hunter Couture Staff  
Kory Byrd Athletic Director Byrd reportedly  no longer works for Whetstone.  Source: e-mail from person claiming to be Kory Byrd.
Glenn L. Singer Head of School  
     
     
     
*(Whetstone Academy, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.)
To See Police Call Log, Click Here.  Reports include fraud and shots fired in vicinity.
External Site:
http://www.oconeesc.com/Portals/0/Documents/Council/2014%20-%20Council%20-%20Cmtes/Board%20of%20Zoning%20Appeal
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 Last Updated: May 11th, 2016

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